Middle Amana Community Park plays host to knights in shining armor at the annual Iowa Renaissance Festival in the spring and fall. Stroll through six living history encampments and an artisan merchant village where you can emerge in full costume. There are craft demonstrations, a variety of entertainers that provide comedy relief, knights doing combat with each other and plenty of activities for the kids. Learn about life in these ancient times and enjoy all types of interesting and tasty foods at the the royal food court. There’s even a beer garden.